Attention Balance and Coordination

The A.B.C. of Learning Success

Sally Goddard Blythe / Paperback
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A new and up-to-date edition of the definitive handbook on the physical basis for learning for professionals involved in education and child development

While modern technology has advanced our understanding of a wide range of diseases and their prevention, it cannot reveal everything. In many cases technology does not detect a specific area of abnormality; yet simple tests carried out to assess static balance, proprioception and oculomotor functioning will reveal that abnormalities are present. These abnormalities will affect performance across a wide range of skills. Building from a solid basis of theory and research, Attention, Balance and Coordination, Second Edition sets out to unite relevant professional domains in a common understanding of the key role that physical factors can play in the development of learning and emotional problems, and to provide a comprehensive overview of the relationship between neuromotor maturity and physical development on learning outcomes and behavior.

The new edition is updated for DSM-5, and includes new information on the role of the vestibular system in perception, anxiety and agoraphobia, a new chapter of case studies, and an Epilogue placing the INPP Method of Developmental Training in the broader context of  contemporary knowledge from epigenetics.

Brings together a body of knowledge and makes it available to all professionals who are involved, in one way or another, in helping to treat the symptoms of specific learning difficulties and emotional problems

Explains why early reflexes are important, their functions in development and their effects on learning, behaviour and beyond–also includes adult neurological dysfunctions such as anxiety and agoraphobia

Offers a unique perspective on specific learning difficulties, linked by sensory-motor challenges resulting from neuro-developmental deficiencies; also includes the INPP Developmental Screening Test and guidance for use

ISBN: 978-1-119-16477-7